-Chord Electronics Hugo Portable DAC and Headphone Amp

Our Price £1,095.00 RRP £1,499.00 Save: £404.00
SKU
33475
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Chord Electronics' ground-breaking and game-changing DAC 64, Chord Electronics have launched Hugo - the world's most advanced DAC/headphone amp
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-Chord Electronics Hugo Portable DAC and Headphone Amp


Chord Hugo Headphone Amplifier offers studio-master-tape sound quality, advanced connectivity and uncompromising file playback capability, all from a palm-sized player. Hugo is the world's most advanced headphone amp/DAC and the most advanced 32-bit DAC Chord Electronics have ever made, offering five digital inputs including A2DP aptX Bluetooth, plus advanced 384kHz PCM and DSD 128 playback for today's high-resolution DXD (Digital eXtreme Definition) music files.

Hugo amplifier can be used as both a portable headphone amp/DAC as well as a reference-level standalone DAC in a static system.It brings the renowned digital audio expertise of Chord Electronics to serious headphone listening, enabling music lovers to experience a world of super-high-resolution music via their headphones or suitable loudspeakers.

Hugo is ready to take advantage of today's advanced studio-master-quality (DXD) music files. It can decode sample rates ranging from 44.1kHz to 384kHz (PCM), allowing audiophiles to experience music in true high definition, along with the best possible reproduction of CD-quality music. Hugo also benefits from two advanced USB inputs: one for legacy USB devices, plus a high-definition USB port for operation up to 384 kHz. Thanks to two additional digital inputs, coaxial and optical, any connected component with a digital output will also benefit from Hugo's advanced technology.

  • Offers studio-master-tape sound quality
  • Palm-sized player
  • Can be used as both a portable headphone amp/DAC
  • FPGA circuitry and advanced file-playback capability
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    What Hi Fi 5 Star ReviewWhat Hi Fi 5 Star ReviewHugo - The Hugo is a brilliant product, without doubt the best-sounding DAC and headphone amp we've heard at this price
    What Hi Fi Test WinnerWhat Hi Fi Test WinnerHugo - The Hugo is a brilliant product, without doubt the best-sounding DAC and headphone amp we've heard at this price
    What Hi Fi Awards Winner 2015What Hi Fi Awards Winner 2015HUGO - BEST DAC £1200+
    What Hi Fi Awards Winner 2016What Hi Fi Awards Winner 2016Hugo - Best DAC £1000+
    What Hi Fi Awards Winner 2014What Hi Fi Awards Winner 2014Hugo - Best DAC £1400+

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    Chord Electronics products are designed and manufactured to the highest quality standards. However, if something does go wrong with the product we are here to help. From your date of purchase your product is warranted against faulty materials or workmanship for a period of 36 months on all products except the Mojo, which is a period of 12 months.

    This 36 month guarantee applies to all Chord Electronics Products (excluding the Mojo) including Digital to Analogue Convertors, Digital Streamers, Headphone Amplifiers. Phono Pre Amplifiers, Stereo & Mono Pre Amplifiers and Stereo Pre Amplifiers. Providing you with peace of mind and the assurance of premium Quality.

    
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